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Early Mexican Settlements in Railroad Boxcar Communities

Event Type: Library Adult Program
Date: 9/20/2018
Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Time: 8:00 PM
Description:
 In the first half of the 20th century, railroads employed and housed large numbers of Mexican immigrants. Dr. Antonio Delgado discusses this vibrant community and the contributions they made to the growth of the Midwest while often facing discrimination and social injustice. Supported by the Illinois Humanities Council.

Location: Community Room West
Other Information:
 Register here, by telephone at 847-729-7500 x7600 or at the Reader Services Desk
Status: Closed